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Martin Fraser Dickson

M, #5768, b. say 1908, d. 6 September 1915
Last Edited: 1 May 2017


Father*: John Dickson b. 27 May 1869, d. 12 Apr 1954
Mother*: Eliza Jane McManus b. 24 May 1869, d. 14 Mar 1939
  • Birth*: Martin Fraser Dickson was born say 1908 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; birth calc from death.1
  • He was the son of John Dickson and Eliza Jane McManus.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Martin Fraser Dickson died on 6 September 1915 at Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , 1915 deaths in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 0376; Martin Fraser Dickson (single), 1915 September 6th 0:45 PM; Kings Cross Hospital; ur 27 Isle's Lane, Dundee, aged 7 years, father John Dickson calender worker; mother Eliza Jane Dickson ms McManus, Typhoid Fever as certified by Kenneth McLay MB, informant John Dickson father 27 Isle's Lane (present), registered 1915 September 7th at Dundee, Alex Buchan registrar.2
  • Burial*: He was buried after 6 September 1915 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Witness) Photograph: He is in this photograph taken circa 1913 along with John Dickson, Eliza Jane McManus, Eliza Jane Dickson, Euphemia Dickson, John Dickson, Margaret Chalmers Dickson, Alexander Young Dickson, David Marr Dickson, James D Dickson and Peter Buick Dickson.4
    Dickson family : Standing L-R David Marr (b1901), Euphemia (b1891), John (b1893), Margaret Chalmers (b1896), Eliza Jane (b1888), Alexander Young (b1899)
    Seated on chairs : John Dickson (b1869), Eliza Jane McManus (b1869)
    Seated at front : Peter Buick (b1906), James D (b1904), Martin Fraser (b1908)
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: Martin Fraser Dickson is commemorated on the headstone erected in September 1915 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, . Inscription reads In memory of Martin F Dickson who died 6th Sept 1915 aged 7 years, also David M Dickson who died 28th Feby 1916 aged 14 years, and their mother Eliza Jane McManus beloved wife of John Dickson who died 14th March 1939 aged 80 years, also Spr James Dickson RE killed in Bari Italy 9th April 1945 aged 41 years husband of Isabella Millar, also John Dickson who died 12th April 1954 aged 84 years, and their son Alex beloved husband of Annie Boag who died 9th January 1957 aged 57 years.3
    Headstone Dundee Balgay, Martin Fraser Dickson 1915

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1911They was listed as a member of the household of John Dickson and Eliza Jane McManus in the 1911 census at 40 Taylors Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Martin, son, 2, b Dundee; John Dickson, head, 41, married, jute calander worker, b Dundee; Eliza J Dickson, wife, 41, married 23 years, 10 children born, 9 still living, b Edinburgh; 2 rooms with windows, 10 people in household.5


  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Deaths 1915 Dundee St Clement 376.
  2. [S11] DCC Registry Office: Statutory Deaths 1915 Dundee St Clement 282-2 0376 [Mar 2002], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  3. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC [Feb 2002].
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, DLM [April 2017].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 282/01 017/00 017 [Apr 2011].